DARMSTADT, GERMANY — DFT (www.dft-film.com), provider of high-end film scanning solutions that preserve, manage, and deliver the pristine quality of film, will be announcing new technology developments for its latest Scanity HDR film scanner. This year, the company will feature its new wetgate system, specifically designed for Scanity HDR, which provides a realtime solution for ingest and management of difficult-to-solve historical film transfer issues, such as dust and scratch removal. The wetgate is intended for archive owners that require a scanner that’s able to handle a range of problematic and historically-aged film issues.
DFT will be also be demonstrating its new 16mm/8mm small gauge film gate strategy, showing the optional 16plus lens gate assembly for its Scanity and new Scanity HDR models.
DFT’s Scanity HDR will be demonstrated with the latest Scanity software release. Scanity HDR offers a host of features that serve a variety of film scanning applications, including film archive scanning for mass digitization; EDL/conform scanning; low resolution browsing for archiving and restoration; short-form commercials; and 4K UHD ready and digital intermediate scanning. Scanity HDR offers a touchless patented capstan drive lens gate assembly system that provides both automatic shrinkage compensation and gentle film handling while delivering image stability. New key features include a patented black and white HDR function and a new triple exposure — executed once — in realtime 2K or 4K data ingest.